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Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Overcoming Reading Difficulties: Dorothy in the Land of Oz

In this module, learners are introduced to some of the basic principles of reading, as well as three basic types of reading problems common in TESOL. Learners will gain insight into how to overcome these basic types of reading problems through a careful understanding of principles such as prediction, involvement, and authenticity. ...
Reading
9 videos (Total 62 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
Video9 videos
Video 1: Dorothy and 3 Types of Readers5m
Video 2: The Scarecrow Reader6m
Video 3: Tips for Scarecrows: Meet Ignorance with Information11m
Video 4: The Tin Man Reader8m
Video 5: Tips for Tin Men and Women: Meet Isolation with Involvement6m
Video 6: The Lion Reader5m
Video 7: Tips for Lion Readers: Meet Apathy with Intrigue7m
Video 8: Summary Video6m
Reading4 readings
Welcome Guide to the Teach English Now! MOOC10m
Reading on Whole Language vs. Phonics10m
Frequency and Academic Word Lists10m
The Wizard of Oz: Reading Activity Ideas10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Welcome Guide10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Reading Strategies: The Tortoise and the Hare

In this module, learners are introduced to two different types of reading strategies: extensive and intensive. Strategies for intensive reading, such as skimming and scanning, are introduced. Strategies for extensive reading, such as reading for pleasure and reading for connection are also discussed. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
Video 2: Extensive Reading Techniques9m
Video 3: Meet Coach Tortoise6m
Video 4: Intensive Reading Techniques6m
Video 5: Summary Video5m
Reading2 readings
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities10m
The Tortoise and the Hare: Reading Activity Ideas10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Overcoming Writing Difficulties: Hansel and Gretel, or How to Literally Get Out of a Jam

In this module, learners are introduced to the writing process, with attention paid to pre-writing, writing, and post-writing activities. Learners also explore the concepts of recursion and appropriation. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 31 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Video6 videos
Video 2: Process Writing: Leaving Breadcrumbs7m
Video 3: Recursive Writing: Think Outside the Gingerbread House2m
Video 4: Allowing Revision and Avoiding Appropriation6m
Video 5: Breadcrumbs Followed2m
Video 6: Summary6m
Reading2 readings
Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities: Writing Strategies10m
Hansel and Gretel: Writing Activities Ideas10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Writing Techniques: Aladdin and the 1,000 Arabian Nights

In this module, learners are given the opportunity to learn about strategies from good writers, in particular, how good writing is generated from reading, speaking, and critical thinking. Learners are also introduced to the six traits of writing, and the need to consider both voice and audience. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 43 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
Video 2: Good Writing Is...8m
Video 3: The Student Becomes the Master10m
Video 4: Strategies for Writing to an Audience, but for Yourself7m
Video 5: Summary Video9m
Reading3 readings
How to Create Voice in TESOL Writing10m
Example Outline10m
Writing Activities Ideas: Aladdin and the 1,000 Arabian Nights10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q's)20m
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Top Reviews

By MMDec 11th 2017

This is a highly recommended course. Its worth doing because one is acquainted with strategies especially writing strategies that will help one deal with the skill easily. Do it, you ill love it

By PSJan 8th 2017

It was a great learning experience, especially to know about different reading and writing activities which I knew nothing about. This module will definitely help me become a better teacher.

Instructors

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Jessica Cinco

International Educator
Global Launch
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Dr. Shane Dixon

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch
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Dr. Justin Shewell

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University

About Arizona State University

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it....

About the TESOL Certificate, Part 2: Teach English Now! Specialization

This specialization is the second of two specializations that make up the TESOL Certificate from Arizona State University. This Specialization builds on the theories learned in TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now! Foundational Principles. It covers the design and implementation of reading and writing, listening and speaking, and technology enriched activities, as well as a teaching practicum. In the final Capstone Project, developed by international educators and TESOL specialists at ASU’s Global Launch, you’ll apply the skills you learned by demonstrating your ability to teach through video recordings and by reflecting on your own and others’ teaching. When you complete both Specializations, you will submit your work for expert review to receive your ASU 150-hour TESOL Certificate, in addition to your Coursera certificates....
TESOL Certificate, Part 2: Teach English Now!

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